Sunday, January 24, 2010

Shelter head: Seized dogs in poor health

by Becky Campbell

While animal control authorities were shuttling eight rescue dogs seized from a local doggy day care to a vet, a woman who worked there was being arraigned Friday for filing a false police report saying she was attacked at the business when someone broke in and stole 14 other rescue dogs.

Ashli N. Thomas, 24, is charged with filing a false report and eight counts of animal cruelty in an alleged stabbing and dog-napping incident at Cool School for Dogs on West Market Street that has twisted and turned with each new piece of information.

Thomas’ aunt and uncle, Brad and Tammara Josselyn, who own Cool School for Dogs, are also charged with eight counts of animal cruelty due to the condition of some of the animals at the day care...." More & video